What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that stores Internet settings. Almost every website uses cookie technology. The cookie isdownloaded by your Internet browser the first time you visit a website. The next time you visit this website from the samedevice, the cookie and the information in it are either sent back to the originating website (first-party cookies) or to anotherwebsite to which it belongs (third-party cookies). By that, the website can detect that it has already been opened using thisbrowser, and in some cases it will then vary the content it shows.
Some cookies are extremely useful because they can improve your user experience when you return to a website you have already visited.This assumes that you are using the same device and the same browser as before; if so, cookies will remember your preferences, willknow how you use the website, and will adapt the content you are shown so that it is more relevant to your personal interests and needs.
Cookies that are essential, also known as 'strictly necessary' cookies, enable features without which you would not be able to use the website asintended. These cookies are used exclusively by this website and are therefore known as first-party cookies. They are only saved on your computerwhile you are actually browsing the website. An example of what these cookies do is facilitate a switch from http to https when you change pages,so that the security of data transmitted is maintained.Your consent is not required for the use of strictly necessary cookies.
First Party Cookies Cookies which, in strictly legal terms, are not absolutely essential in order to use this website, do nevertheless fulfill important functions.Without these cookies, features that enable our website to be used easily, such as pre-completed forms, will no longer be available. Settingsyou make, such as language choices, will no longer be saved, so you will be asked about them every time you change pages. As well as that, we willno longer have a way of presenting offers to you that are tailored to you personally.